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Bartlett JG. A Call to Arms: The Imperative for Antimicrobial Stewardship.  Clinical Infectious Diseases 2011: 53 (Supplement 1), S4-S7.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21795727 or http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/53/suppl_1/S4.full.pdf.

Gerber J, Prasad P, Fiks A, Localio A, Grundmeier R, Bell L, Wasserman R, Keren R, and Zaoutis T. Effect of an outpatient antimicrobial stewardship intervention on broad-spectrum antibiotic prescribing by primary care pediatricians.  Journal American Medical Association, vol 309, June 12, 2013: pp 2345-2352. http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1696098

Ohl C and Ashley E. Antimicrobial stewardship programs in community hospitals: The evidence base and case studies. Clinical Infectious Disease, vol 53, Aug 15, 2011 : pp. S23-S28. http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/53/suppl_1/S23.abstract

Septimus E and Owens R. Need and potential of antimicrobial stewardship in community hospitals. Clinical Infectious Disease, vol 53, Aug 15, 2011: pp. S8-S14. http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/53/suppl_1/S8.full

Special Topic Issue: Antimicrobial Stewardship. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, April 2012, vol. 33, no. 4. http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/663249

Wilde A and Gross A. A new practitioner's guide to antimicrobial stewardship. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, vol. 70, Dec 15, 2013: pp. 2180-2183. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24296840

Yam P, Fales D, Jemison J, Gillum M, and Sternstein M.  Implementation of an antimicrobial stewardship program in a rural hospital. American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, vol. 69, July 1, 2012: pp. 1142-1148. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22722593